Alta is a throwback to the days before ski areas morphed into “ski and summer mountain resorts.”
Of immediate concern is the slimy muck that threatens the Colorado Plateau’s multimillion-dollar recreational river rafting industry.
The study concluded that Washington County can accommodate projected water use needs for the next 50 years using water conservation measures, and a proposed pipeline from Lake Powell to Washington County is not needed.
The damming of the Colorado River at Glen Canyon is high on the West’s “greatest ecological sins” list.
At the edge of White Canyon in Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah, looking 500 feet down the steep walls of whitish Cedar Mesa sandstone — hiking to the bottom seems an impossibility.
The Green River through Utah’s Labyrinth and Stillwater Canyons carries much history — about 150 years of it is human history, another several million years never got recorded in a journal.
To the north of the landing, the section of Kokopelli’s trail stretches nearly 25 miles to Rabbit Valley, approximately 20 miles from Loma.
The presentation was part of a much broader and very successful effort spearheaded by the Southern Utah Wilderness Association to publicize divergent congressional efforts to convert Bureau of Land Management land in Utah to wilderness.
In late summer, Vernal is a lush oasis with golden fields of corn dotted with sunflowers, a stark contrast to the rugged, arid hills to the north and east.